Connecticut - Water Quality: Program Requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to address water quality in schools.

General Statutes of Connecticut Sec. 10-231f. Indoor air quality committee.

Each local and regional board of education may establish an indoor air quality committee for each school district or facility to increase staff and student awareness of facets of the environment that affect the health of the occupants of school facilities including, but not limited to, air quality, water quality and the presence of radon. Such committee shall include, but not be limited to, at least one administrator, one maintenance staff member, one teacher, one school health staff member, one parent of a student and two members-at-large from the school district. No local or regional board of education, superintendent or school administrator may prohibit a school safety committee established pursuant to section 10-220f from addressing indoor air quality issues that affect the health of occupants of school facilities.

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